This species is known only from Paranapiacaba, in São Paulo State, Brazil, at around 800m asl.
Habitat and Ecology
Its habitat requirements are unknown, but the type locality was primary forest at the time of collection.
It is known only from the type specimen (which is in bad condition), so there is no information on its population status.
The major threats are unknown, but the type locality is now within a protected area.
The type locality of this species is within Parque Estadual da Serra do Mar.
This species was removed from the synonymy of Ischnocnema bolbodactyla by Pombal and Cruz (1999).
Monique Van Sluys, Carlos Alberto Gonçalves da Cruz 2004. Ischnocnema gehrti. In: IUCN 2014